Archives for: October 2011

Rocking out at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic

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PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic -- I already feel like a celebrity. I've been at the Punta Cana Hard Rock Hotel & Casino for less than a few hours and I already feel like I've rubbed elbows with greatness ... well, at least sort of. I walked by J… more »

Book "18 Greatest Scottish Golf Holes" one I'll cherish

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As much as I love the book "18 Greatest Irish Golf Holes" (see my review here), I love my latest addition, "18 Greatest Scottish Golf Holes" even more. This elegant book published in 2010, but I just discovered it last week. I've never been to Scotl… more »

Dinner with Chi Chi Rodriguez at Dorado Beach in Puerto Rico

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Chi Chi Rodriguez still loves the game of golf. I had the pleasure of sitting next to Rodriguez for dinner at the grand opening celebration of the East course at Dorado Beach in Puerto Rico. I've never seen somebody laugh and tell so many jokes. Rod… more »

The craziest things I've ever seen on a golf course

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I recently passed the "500 courses played" milestone. It gave me pause, reflecting upon all the great places I've played and all the people I've met on the first tee. Instead of reminiscing about the best courses I've played (the lame question I get… more »

Evergreen Golf Club in Wisconsin a possible victim of Imprelis, DuPont's controversial herbicide

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The beautiful pines that line many of the fairways and greens inspired the name of Evergreen Golf Club in Elkhorn, Wisconsin. The 27-hole course just south of touristy Lake Geneva is beloved by locals as a friendly parkland track that is affordable… more »

Fall golf trip to Lake Geneva in Wisconsin shows its true colors

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I could be feeling sorry for myself right about now. I had tickets to the ALCS game between the Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers with my family Tuesday night, but instead I'm out of town for work. While I'd love to be watching the Tigers beat up on… more »

Gaylord Golf Mecca offers free golf October 10-16

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The fall version of the Gaylord Golf Mecca's Customer Appreciation week, set for October 10-16, is always bittersweet. The deals are great - free golf with affordable lodging -- but unfortunately, it signals the end of the golf season in northern Mi… more »

Star athletes to tee it up at the Walt Disney World Resort pro-am during the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Classic

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The PGA Tour pros aren't the only stars who will tee it up at the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Classic, Oct. 20-23, at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla. A new date a month earlier than last year and rock-star lineup of celebrities… more »

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